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Education CS Prof. George Magoha has appointed a new Commission of University Education chief executive officer.

The Ministry of Education has appointed a new Commission of University Education (CUE) Chief Executive Officer .

In a statement on Monday by CUE chairperson Chacha Nyaigotti, Education CS Prof. George Magoha appointed Prof. Mike Kuria to the role.

Prof. Kuria will take over the mantle from Prof. Mwenda Ntarangwi whose tenure as CUE CEO ends on September 4.

Ntarangwi was appointed to the position in 2017 on a five-year term after taking over from David Kimutai Some who was appointed in 2012.

{Mike Kuria. Image: Courtesy}

The new CUE boss will serve in the position for a five-year term, which is renewable.

According to the statement by Nyaigoti, Kuria is a multi-skilled leader with an extensive experience in higher education.

“Kuria is a multi-skilled and versatile leader with extensive experience and expertise in quality assurance in higher education and beyond.

“The Commission for University Education is pleased to welcome Prof. Kuria as the new CEO to continue with its important mandate of regulating and overseeing university education in the country and contributing to university education initiatives in the region and beyond.” Nyaigoti stated

Kuria has previously served as the Director, Centre for Quality Assurance and Excellence in Teaching and Learning at Daystar University.